U.S. health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance
(Reuters) - U.S. health officials issued updated recommendations for preventing and testing for Zika infection on Monday, warning that the virus can be transmitted through unprotected sex with an infected female partner.
General Mills expands flour recall to more batches
(Reuters) - General Mills Inc said it was expanding its flour recall to more batches after the detection of E. coli in its flour samples that led to four new cases of illnesses.
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In late August, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the launch of the Healthy Young America Video Contest. Today, Secretary Sebelius is announcing HHS’ first winner in the contest, Jason Girouard from Brimfield, Mass. Girouard’s video called "We are not invincible, we are human" took home our early bird prize of $1,500. The early bird submission deadline was September 2. Scholar’s Day at NEOMED April 26, 2014 from 10-2. All HPACs are welcome. To register your HPAC click "Register" at the top of this page.